Definitions for macaulayməˈkɔ li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ma•cau•layməˈkɔ li(n.)

  1. Dame Rose, c1885–1958, English novelist.

    Category: Biography

  2. Thomas Babington, 1st Baron, 1800–59, English historian and statesman.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, First Baron Macaulay, Lord Macaulay(noun)

    English historian noted for his history of England (1800-1859)


  1. Macaulay(ProperNoun)

    of Gaelic origin.

  2. Origin: From Scotland, an anglicisation of the Gaelic Mac Amhalghaidh ("son of Amhalghaidh"). From Ireland, an anglicisation of the Gaelic Mac Amhlaoibh ("son of Amhlaoibh") or Mac Amhlaidh ("son of Amhlaidh"). These Gaelic names are derived from the personal name Áleifr and Óláfr


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